Karrendorfer Wiesen

Year Implemented

1993

Project Type

Managed realignment

Country

Germany

Location

Greifswald Bodden (Mecklenburg Vorpommern)

Longitude

13.3893

Latitude

54.1649

Habitat(s) Created
Size

350 Hectares

Why Undertaken
  • Habitat Creation

  • Climate Change (Greenhouse Gas) Mitigation

  • Reduce Flood Protection Costs

Project Description Summary

This involved a sea defence removal over 6,400m . As part of this scheme artificial creeks dug, historic creeks were excavated.

Documents/References uploaded
References
  • Bernhardt, K.-G., Koch,M., 2003. Restoration of a salt marsh system: temporal change of plant species diversity and composition. Basic and Applied Ecology 4, 441451.
  • Holz, R., Herrmann, C., Müller-Motzfeld, G., 1996. Vom Polder zum Ausdeichungsgebiet: Das Projekt Karrendorfer Wiesen und die Zukunft der Küstenüberflutungsgebiete in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Natur und Naturschutz in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, 32, 3-27.
  • Seiberling, S., 2003. Auswirkungen veränderte Überflutungsdynamik auf Polder-und Salzgraslandvegetation der Vorpommerschen Boddenlandschaft. Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität, Greifswald, 146p.
  • Wolters, M., Garbutt, A., Bakker, J.P., 2005. Salt-marsh restoration: evaluating the success of de-embankments in north-west Europe. Biological Conservation 123(22), 249-268.


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